Prealgebra (7th Edition)

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Chapter 3 - Section 3.4 - Linear Equations in One Variable and Problem Solving - Practice: 2

Answer

-2

Work Step by Step

"The sum of a number and 2 equals 6 added to three times the number" is written as follows: $x+2=6+3x$ Simplify: Move all terms with x to the left side. $-2x+2=6$ Subtract 2 from each side. $-2x=4$ Divide by $-2$ $x=-2$
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